This tour is a 4-hour bicycle ride from Johannesburg to Soweto. This bicycle tour makes you get up close and personal with one of South Africa's most popular neighborhoods. Ride through one of South Africa's most famous townships during this 4-hour bike tour of Soweto. You'll be taught about the day-to-day life of the native people and the challenges they faced at the hands of the colonial masters. Listen to stories about the fight of black South Africans against Apartheid. The students even began a movement during the Apartheid. You'll find out all the gory details about the history of the township. Take a look at major attractions such as Regina Mundi church, a squatter camp, and the house where Nelson Mandela once lived. Travelers also get to see a house that was inhabited by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Pay a self-guided visit to the Hector Pieterson Museum after the tour has ended. The tour ends at the Coffee and Cream cafe.
During this tour, travelers are provided with a bike and helmet to keep them safe. It's a small group tour designed to offer a personalized experience. This tour can hold a maximum of 10 travelers. A minimum of 2 people is required for a complete booking. Child rates only apply when the payment is shared by two adults. Infant seats are available but must be requested beforehand. There is a local guide with extensive knowledge about the area. The guide will take travelers through the streets and feed them with stories as they go ahead.
The trip was a great way to go around one of the most popular locations in South Africa. It was very informative and teaches a lot about the history of the country. The trip is recommended for anyone who wants to enjoy the first time experience of Soweto. The tour guide was the best part of the trip. He was nice, helpful and knowledgeable.